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meteor
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
a streak of light in the night sky that results from a space rock burning in the earth's atmosphere

or:

a meteoroid:  a small space rock that hit the earth's atmosphere

or:

a meteorite:  a stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that reached the earth's surface
  • Then the fourth cylinder fell—a brilliant green meteor—as I learned afterwards, in Bushey Park.
    1.15 — Book 1 Chapter 15 — What Happened in Surrey (78% in)

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